Fair fun begins

Photos by Anna Haecherl-Smith

Troy VanKeulen, 10, and Kade Lozinski, 11, of Minneota, pet a trio of hedgehogs at the Cockadoodle Zoo exhibit at the Lyon County Fair Wednesday. Georgia Rabaey, 9, brushes her pony, Uppity, in preparation for the Lyon County Fair Wednesday. Joe Buysse bathes his goat to get ready for the Lyon County Fair Wednesday.